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Microsoft Web Browser control to open and search text in PDF

Posted on 2014-07-20
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Created an Access Form that contains a Microsoft Web Browser control.
The code used in the Form's On Load event is:

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Me.WebBrowser0.Navigate2 "C:\Users\AB\Desktop\Sample.pdf"
End Sub

Works fine.  Next, I want to:

In the Form's On Load event, I want to search Sample.pdf for a text string stored in a string variable.

What's the best recommended way to perform this search using code?  Know that I can use the Adobe Search toolbar.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 500 total points
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There is no VBA method to do this. You'd have to use a 3rd party utility, like the Adobe SDK, to do this.
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